Archive for the ‘Media Releases’ Category

YOU DECIDE: How should we prepare tomorrow’s workforce?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

Mike Walden discusses recent reports that focus on the training needed for the jobs of the future.

Entomology students share knowledge with N.C. schools

Gorski holds moth

In a classroom at N.C. State University’s Gardner Hall, graduate student Stephanie Gorski teaches a lesson in entomology. But the class of second graders benefiting from her instruction is in a classroom at Carrboro Elementary School, about 30 miles away.

Lila to be guest on “People’s Pharmacy”

Dr. Mary Ann Lila

N.C. State University food scientist Dr. Mary Ann Lila will be a guest on “The People’s Pharmacy,” which airs on National Public Radio stations nationwide, on Saturday June 25. The show will also air on Sunday June 26.

Two news scientists join Kannapolis research institute

KANNAPOLIS – N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis announces that two more scientists will join its faculty this summer. Beginning July 1, Dr. Slavko Komarnytsky and Dr. Xu “Sirius” Li will begin work at the campus, filling pharmacogenomics and metabolic pathway engineering positions, respectively.

Book takes a look at the “wild life” of our bodies

Dr. Rob Dunn

N.C. State University biologist and writer Rob Dunn has a new book available in bookstores and online. In The Wild Life of Our Bodies, Dunn tells the stories of our changing relationships with other species, be they worms, bacteria or tigers.

Marybeth Brey: Fishing for answers

Marybeth Brey

Ph.D. student Marybeth Brey is finding new ways to analyze how introduced species change food webs in Lake Norman. Her research won first prize in the natural resources category for N.C. State University’s Graduate Student Research Symposium.

YOU DECIDE: What’s holding back the economy?

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.

Spring brought us hot temperatures and a cool economy. Mike Walden evaluates the chances for a robust economic recovery and better job growth.

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